1. Alphabet Running Game

    We've been stuck inside the house a lot lately because of the flu and bad weather! We decided to burn off a little steam by adding running to an alphabet…

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  2. Writing Letters in Sugar

    Here's an easy idea for practicing writing the alphabet - writing in sugar! Sometimes it helps to get more of the senses involved when working on writing. We got this…

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  3. Pinecone Bird Feeder

    We are studying birds in our science curriculum (which we absolutely love!), and when we came to an experiment in which we compare two different bird seeds, we decided to…

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  4. Dried Bean Mosaic Art Project

    Aidan has been studying the Roman Empire in history, and we read that they created a lot of mosaics to decorate their buildings. We bought a bag of 15 bean…

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  5. Watercolor Collage Art Project

    Here is an idea for making collage artwork that is similar to the pictures created by Eric Carle. We love Eric Carle books at our house! Here is a link…

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  6. How Big was Goliath?

    Today's advent tree reading was about David and Goliath. (Well, when I say "today," I mean the one we did today, which was the reading for December 11th. But if…

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  7. Build a Bird Nest Science Project

    I've blogged about our science curriculum before because I absolutely love it! We are doing Exploring Creation Zoology Vol. 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day from Apologia. The first…

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  8. Snowman Watercolor Painting

    Here is a fun activity to kick off the Christmas season! I can't remember where I got this idea, but the first time I tried it was when I worked…

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  9. Elementary Math Bar Graph Activity

    I have found that one of the best ways to get Aidan engaged in math is to put away the worksheets and do something that relates to real life. He…

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  10. A couple math games

    We have a 2nd grade math curriculum that I really like, but I am supplementing with some additional hands-on activities. Children learn so much by doing and exploring. Worksheets are…

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